Didier Drogba is being pursued by one or more ISL franchises, suggests a latest rumour. If the deal goes through, it will do ISL a world of good.
Four franchises, namely Pune, Chennai, Kolkata and Delhi had bagged two players each while Mumbai and NorthEast got one apiece. But it was the two Maharashtra franchises that came out winners as they secured three of the most wanted players for themselves.
Indian Super League might have been launched with enthusiastic reception from the fans last year but it incurred a loss of more than Rs 100 crore in its inaugural edition with each of the eight franchises losing Rs 35 crore
The second ISL Domestic Players' Draft is just a few days away. In the run up to it, franchises are making big-time signings of foreign players and coaching staff. The new-look squads for ISL 2 are starting to take shape.
The build-up to the second edition of the Indian Super League has taken full swing, and it's set to be another star-studded affair as the franchises have begun, one by one, securing the services of players of international reputation to feature in the gala event come October.
Indian Super League (ISL) franchises have kicked off their transfer business by retaining 41 players from the previous season.
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